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Discover what University of Waterloo students can do for your talent needs.

  • Designated Canada's most innovative university for the past 24 years, our students and alumni are quick learners who bring fresh ideas fuelled by passion and intelligence to your organization.
  • Waterloo students are exposed to academic excellence. The University is home to many distinguished faculty and researchers including two Canada Excellence Research Chairs, 65 Canada Research Chairs, four Killam Prize winners, and more.  
  • Upon graduation, students will have completed four to six work terms in a competitive employment process - the equivalent of two years of work experience.
  • The success they achieve in co-op translates to our graduates enjoying higher employment rates, more jobs related to their field of study, and higher earnings compared to other students in Canada.         

We're grooming the next generation of the workforce and invite you to become a part of it. Put your organization at the forefront of innovation by hiring Waterloo.

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  1. July 20, 2016Pharmacy students lead workshops for Kids and Medicine safety program

    by Alana Rigby

    Pharmacy students talking to a class of children.

  2. July 15, 2016Co-op supervisors share their perspectives in research project

    By Colleen Nevison.

    The Waterloo Centre for the Advancement of Cooperative Education (WatCACE) has recently completed a project investigating the perceptions of co-op supervisors and their experiences with students in the workplace. A key learning from this study is that both supervisors and students should be encouraged to engage in a conversation about what the supervisor expects for the work term.

  3. July 6, 2016Record number of co-op jobs filled in a spring term

    by Andreea Perescu

    Break out the record books – 2,789 jobs were filled during main-round interviews in June, the highest number ever recorded for a fall work term! More than 16,000 individual student interviews took place during this time.

    This comes after a record breaking spring term where 6,000 students were employed and the year-over-year employment rate rose 1.3 per cent to 96.3 per cent.

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